Category: Imperial German Navy

The Daily Gate City and Constitution-Democrat., October 9 1916

Fleet of German Submarines brings war to American coast

#OnThisDay United Kingdom cargo ship

Lady Ninian

shelled and sunk in the Mediterranean Sea 106 nautical miles (196 km) north east of Algiers, Algeria by

Imperial German Navy sub SM U-39 with the loss of a crew member.

SM U-39 was a German Type U 31 U-boat which operated in the Mediterranean Sea during World War I. It ended up being the second most successful U-boat participating in the war, sinking 157 ships for a total of 404,478 tons.

Oct 13 1918 Imperial German Navy sub SM UC-23 sinks 9 Greek ships in the Gulf of Salonica:
Aghion Spiridon
Aghios Georgios
Biolleta
Evangelistria
Evangelistrios
Glaros
Iphigenia
Panaghia
Urania

8 ships sunk by Imperial German Navy #OnThisDay Sep 30 1918
4 Italian
2 British
1 Portuguese
1 American

5 ships sunk by Imperial German Navy #OnThisDay Sep 22 1918
4 British
1 Portuguese

Imperial German navy sinks 4 ships #OnThisDay Sep 19 1918
1 British
1 French
1 Danish
1 Swedish

4 ships sunk by Imperial German Navy #OnThisDay Sep 18 1918 in the Atlantic
2 British
1 Norwegian
1 France

7 ships sunk by Imperial German Navy #ONThisDay Sep 17 1918
2 British
2 Italian
1 Egyptian
2 Swedish

12 ships sunk by Imperial German Navy #OnThisDay Sep 16 1918
10 British
1 American
1 Greek

Imperial German Navy sinks 2 British and 2 Norwegian ships #OnThisDay Sep 9 1918. Also, 1 German sub SM U-92 struck a mine in the North Sea (59°00′N 1°30′W) and sank with the loss of all 39 crew